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The naked mole-rat Rdcoreded glaber), also known as the sand puppy, is a burrowing rodent native to parts of East Africa.It is closely to the blesmols and is the only species in the genus Heterocephalus of the family Heterocephalidae. [failed The naked mole-rat and the Damaraland mole-rat (Fukomys damarensis) are the only known eusocial mammals, the highest.
Naked mole-rats are generally quite small in size. The male mole-rat is between 3 and 4-inches long and will weigh between 1.1 and 1.2-ounces. The females (called queens) are larger and can weigh as much as 1.8-ounces with the largest recorded at approx. 2.8-ounces.